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What would you do if you woke up alone in a forest in nothing but your pajamas?

This is a story about a man trying to answer that question as he navigates a world of monsters, magic, adventure, and numbers going up. It isn't all fun and games, though. Survival is tough when you are alone, and the dangers of the wilderness are not to be underestimated.

This is a world governed by a system of stats, skills, and dialog boxes. It is vital to know how the system works if you want any chance of having a life of meaning in this world. Too bad someone forgot to include the instruction manual.

 

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Grey Cardinal
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If you like the LitRPG genre. then you'll love Delve. If you don't like LitRPG, reading Delve may change your mind.

Too many web novels tagged as LitRPG suffer from the following:

  • Having a protagonist who grows way too strong way too quickly, making it a boring read.
  • Extremely cluttered 'blue boxes', giving the protagonist way too many skills making it impossible for the reader to remember everything. This really puts me off stories.

Delve suffers from neither (yet).

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Each skill the protagonist has gained so far is pretty memorable and he doesn't gain them too quickly. This could change in the future though as the story progresses.

There is an extreme attention to detail in how the protagonist's skills synergise. A lot of math is involved, and I don't know why but I love this.

The grammar is amazing. I would rate it 6 stars if I could, I haven't read another web novel that has grammar as good as Delve. Every sentence is written in a way that makes it feel like it fits perfectly.

I believe characters need more attention, we don't know much about each character yet, we just have surface level knowledge. Character development comes with time though, and the story has just begun.

Aronir
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Couldn't put it down

 Fantastic story so far, my only complaint is that there is not enough of it! 

Jarthon
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I can't stress enough how worth it this read is. Its excelent take on the fantsy world as a realistic place where things can be very diffiuclt and actions have consiquences is something that is far too rare in litRPG, and this story executes it perfectly. Just about everyone will be able to relate to the protagonist in some ways and every meaninful character is given depth and the reader is left with the impression that they are real people with real virtues and flaws. Its a beautiful story and I higly recomend you read it!

wolfsmith
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My new favorite on RR.

I'm on Chapter 34 and it's just a great read so far.  My only problem is that I wish I hadn't discovered it until later because now I have to wait for updates!  Come on man, just win the lottery or something so you can devout your life to writing all day. Is that too much to ask?

Bocaj518
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Stop reading reviews and read this story.

Phenomenal, literally nothing to complain about it's a fantastic read so far.

Miles English
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The best part of this is that there are only like 28 chapters out right now so when I dived in and read the whole thing in one sitting I didn't die of starvation before I got to the end.

Alexander Slep
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Absolutely love this story so far. I can’t wait to see how it goes! 4.5/5 Stars.

-.5 Stars for not ending the synopsis with “Hotel? Trivago”

vonconas
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I absolutely love this story. The world and character build are unique and different and has so much potential. The world and character design so far has been well thought out and I can't wait to see where things go from here. The one and only complaint I have is not enough chapters but unfortunately that's life.

gjin733
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My biggest problem with this story is MC's build. And considering it's a major part of the book, there is a giant gaping bleeding plothole that should have killed the protag or at least the story long ago.

 

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